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Dave Golokhov

Dave Golokhov

For nearly two decades, Dave Golokhov has been working with his passions in the mainstream media as well as the sports betting realm. Some of the highlights include hosting several radio shows on Sirius Satellite Radio, television appearances and interviewing hundreds of high-profile stars like Shaquille O'Neal and Floyd Mayweather. Dave is also the founder of WERSTARS, a website app to save and the moments of your life.

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The 8 Most Common Casino Superstitions

The 8 Most Common Casino Superstitions

When it comes to gambling, almost everyone has a superstition of some sort. Sure, there are a few of those logical, calculated players who’ll tell you that carrying around a lucky rabbit’s foot won’t change the odds in a game, but those who have superstitions believe in luck. They believe…

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Memorable Fictional Characters Who Love Gambling

Memorable Fictional Characters Who Love Gambling

Having some fun in a casino is a part of our day-to-day fabric that we even see in fictional shows, characters, and movies too. From classic shows like The Simpsons to time-honored movies like Star Wars, we’ve seen plenty of fictional characters dive into some gambling. With that in mind,…

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The Future of Casino Gaming

The Future of Casino Gaming

Advancements in technology have had a huge impact on the future of casino gaming over the last 10 years. They figure to have an even bigger impact in the coming decade. For the most part, it’s online casinos that have advanced the most of late. But if land-based casinos want…

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A Breakdown of the History of Gambling in Canada

A Breakdown of the History of Gambling in Canada

While gambling has had a long, tense relationship with the United States, Canada has always been a liberal friend to gaming. From when the country was first formed all the way through to modern day, gambling – whether it’s online or land-based – has faced very few headwinds. With that…

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How Things In The Casino World Will Be Different After Coronavirus

How Things In The Casino World Will Be Different After Coronavirus

The coronavirus or COVID 19, is not just a temporary obstacle our society is facing. While the pandemic appears to be receding, and we should get back to normal soon enough, the world we go back to could look very different. Companies might realize they can be effective and work…

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The 10 Best Poker & Casino Scenes from TV Shows

The 10 Best Poker & Casino Scenes from TV Shows

We recently had a look at our favorite casino and poker scenes on the silver screen and now we’re taking a look at how gambling has played out on the small screen: TV Shows. There have been many examples of where casino and poker games raised the stakes in…

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The Perfect Drink for Your Favorite Casino Game

The Perfect Drink for Your Favorite Casino Game

The online casino experience has become so immersive that you really get a good Vegas feel when you play. Whether it’s the advances in speed and graphics, or the realistic live dealer games, you’re able to get that casino feel without even leaving your home. One area where we tend…

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Your Favorite Movies vs. Reality: Casino Edition

Your Favorite Movies vs. Reality: Casino Edition

When you think about the classic casino scenes in movies, Ocean’s Eleven, Casino Royal or 21 probably come to mind. However, there are plenty of examples where cards, craps or roulette make their way into the Hollywood hits. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite casino movies and scenes that…

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The Best Online Poker Follows

The Best Online Poker Follows

About 20 years ago, if you want to learn about poker or improve your strategy, you’d have to read a book, pick up a magazine or head to a land-based casino and watch the action in person. Nowadays, the online world is a cornucopia of content where you can learn…

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Blackjack Strategy: Games With 4 To 8 Decks

Blackjack Strategy: Games With 4 To 8 Decks

Blackjack is one of the most popular games in a casino, but many rookies fail to make one key observation before they sit down and play: checking how many decks are in the game. That’s important to note because the number of cards in the deck changes the odds for…

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News

BCLC Denies iGaming Revenue for Kamloops

BCLC Denies iGaming Revenue for Kamloops

Jennifer Newell
June 4, 2020

The 8 Most Common Casino Superstitions

The 8 Most Common Casino Superstitions

Dave Golokhov
June 4, 2020

Burgers & Bracelets: The Story of Calen ‘Big Wheel’ McNeil

Burgers & Bracelets: The Story of Calen ‘Big Wheel’ McNeil

Derrick Oliver
June 3, 2020